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duchy

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noun, \ˈdə-chē\

Simple Definition of duchy

  • : an area of land that is controlled by a duke or duchess

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of duchy

plural duchies

  1. 1 :  the territory of a duke or duchess :  dukedom

  2. 2 :  special domain

Origin of duchy

Middle English duche, from Anglo-French duché, from duc


First Known Use: 14th century

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